Vice President, Assistant General Counsel
Boeing Defense, Space & Security
Uma Amuluru is vice president and assistant general counsel for Boeing Defense, Space & Security. She was appointed to the position in March 2023 and is responsible for all legal advice and counsel to the business.
Before this assignment, Amuluru was the chief compliance officer and vice president of Global Compliance for The Boeing Company. In this role, she was responsible for Boeing’s ethics and compliance program, which enables business success through an organizational culture committed to integrity, ethical conduct, workplace and product safety, and compliance with laws and company policies. In this role, Amuluru was also a member of the Boeing Executive Council and responsible for proactively addressing legal and compliance obligations as well as providing company leaders with early visibility of any arising issues.
Amuluru previously served as vice president and assistant general counsel for Boeing. She was responsible for legal advice and counsel to the chief engineer; chief information officer; and Manufacturing, Supply Chain & Operations leaders. Amuluru advised on matters related to intellectual property; cybersecurity; enterprise supply chain; and environment, health and safety.
Before joining Boeing, Amuluru held several senior positions in the federal government. As counselor to U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch, Amuluru advised on high-profile criminal and law enforcement matters. She was also associate White House counsel to President Barack Obama, a role in which she provided legal and strategic advice to senior White House officials on issues involving compliance, oversight and risk management. Amuluru also served as assistant U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia.
Amuluru began her legal career as a commercial litigator for large companies facing complex legal disputes. As an associate at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP and a partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Amuluru represented companies in government enforcement actions, investigations, and state and federal litigation. She also served as a law clerk at the Northern District of Illinois and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit.
Amuluru currently serves on the board of directors for Legal Aid Chicago and on the board of trustees for the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago.
Amuluru has a Juris Doctor from Northwestern University School of Law and earned a bachelor’s degree from Duke University.